Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
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Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
There is no time like the pleasant.
When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
The Elf and the Dormouse UNDER a toadstool crept a wee Elf, Out of the rain to shelter himself. Under the toadstool, sound asleep, Sat a big Dormouse all in a heap. Trembled the wee Elf, frightened and yet Fearing to fly away lest he get wet. To the next sheltermaybe a mile Sudden the wee Elf smiled a wee smile. Tugged till the toadstool toppled in two. Holding it over him, gaily he flew. Soon he was safe home, dry as could be. Soon woke the Dormouse'Good gracious me 'Where is my toadstool' loud he lamented. And that's how umbrellas first were invented.
A man is known by the silence he keeps.
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